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The Maldet is a commonly using malware detector for Linux based server. The installation and usage of maldet is quite simple.

Malware Detect is very easy to install on CentOS, regardless of the control panel you utilize (cPanel/WHM, Directadmin, etc). Maldet also known as Linux Malware Detect virus scanner for Linux.

There is nothing complicated in installation process, but root access to your server is required.

Installation via SSH :

cd /usr/local/src/
wget http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz
tar -xzf maldetect-current.tar.gz
cd maldetect-*
sh ./install.sh or sudo sh ./install.sh
maldet --update-ver
maldet --update

To scan a folder, for example /home you should type maldet -a /home.

Thank you for reading !

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